Capitol Events

World Downs Syndrome Day

Capitol Grounds

The Capitol tower will be lit yellow and blue, weather and roof conditions allowing, for the Downs  Syndrome Association of Families the evening of Thursday March 21, 2024 in recognition … Continued

Walk for Freedom

Capitol Grounds

The annual Walk for Freedom sponsored by I've Got A Name to draw attention to the issue of sex trafficking will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on … Continued

Mayor’s Run

Capitol Grounds

The Lincoln Track Club will host thousands of students in a fun run in the streets around the exterior of the Nebraska State Capitol on Saturday May 4, 2024. Races … Continued

World Elder Abuse Awareness

Capitol Grounds

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Adult Protection Services offices has requested the  tower of the Nebraska State Capitol be lit purple the weekend of June 14, 2024 … Continued

Purple Heart Day

Capitol Grounds

The Nebraska Department of Veterans Affairs will light the Capitol tower purple to recognize Nebraskans awarded the Purple Heart on Purple Heart Day August 7, 2024.

50 Mile March Gathering

Capitol Grounds

Participants in the 50 Mile March Foundation's walk from Lincoln to Omaha to draw attention to the plight of homeless veterans will gather on the North Plaza of the Capitol … Continued

Hunger Action Month

Capitol Grounds

The tower of the Nebraska State Capitol will be lit orange on Friday September 13, 2024 at the request of the Food Banks of Lincoln and the Food Bank for … Continued